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From getting sanitary napkins in black polyethene to not being allowed to cut nails during periods, let’s agree we have seen it all. My body which was intricately designed by God himself, why would people not allow me to seek his blessings in his own home, when I’m bleeding? Against all these flabbergasting fallacies and odds, women have still demolished patriarchy and put a period on these myths. However, this was such a long journey that, women have just recently learnt about the harsh realities about menstruation, that men cannot be blamed completely.

To understand what really goes into the minds of our ‘stronger counterparts’, I conducted a set of interviews across all backgrounds and diversities. One of my friends scared the living daylights out of me, when he revealed that his grandfather didn’t even know about periods until he had his prostate operation and was forced to wear a pad to manage the excessive bleeding, on investigating the reason behind this, it is because majority of women didn’t really raise their voices.

To maintain their docility and being th